2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 22, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance - BS in Business Administration


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The Finance concentration provides essential insights into the key financial levers of an organization. It is ideal for professionals looking to help management direct the organization to optimize its value for both employees and other shareholders.

In this program, students have the opportunity to:

  • Learn the basics of finance and gain tools needed to create long- and short-term planning decisions.
  • Collaborate with peers through a group case study project to gain real-world insight into the corporate finance arena.
  • Enhance their skills by completing a project assignment that demonstrates concepts learned in the course through a specific contextual application.

Note: Students must complete FNCE 3001 Financial Management before entering the Finance concentration.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  courses (45 cr.)
  • Business courses (61 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.) 
  • Captstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Concentration Courses (15 cr.)


Courses must be completed in the following order:

Electives (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education , BS in Business Administration, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. At least 10 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. Elective credits should total 55 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor .